Interesting facts about Nomeva from Smoke & Mirrors

Interesting facts about Nomeva from Smoke & Mirrors

Charmaine Mtinta is a South African actress best known for her starring role as Nomsa in the first season of the SABC1 drama series Yizo Yizo in 1999. She won the Avanti Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series for this role.

Charmaine Mtinta was born on July 20, 1972, in Gugulethu.

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The actress is best known for her starring role on Yizo Yizo as Nomsa. She also won an award for Best Actress on Yizo Yizo. The drama series was aired from 1999-2004.

She considered acting as her career because most people always ask her what she do besides acting.

Other drama series she appeared on includes Gauteng Maboneng as Pearl in 2011, Inkaba as Aunt Lizzie in 2012-2013, Generations, Missing Link and on Scandal as Lulama Langa in 2019.

In terms of music choice, Charmaine enjoys the smooth sounds of Jazz music.

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She don’t just enjoys Jazz music but she studied Music specifically Jazz at East Side College.“My love for jazz goes deep. But I later studied drama at Indigo View Actors Academy. It moulded me into the actress I am today.”

When it comes to exercises Charmaine enjoys a morning stretch doing yoga. “I am a yogi, do not be fooled by the body. It’s just water weight.”

Also she loves to experimenting with essential oils. “One of my passions is mixing oils and herbs. I use these to also experiment in the kitchen. I love anything natural. If one is sick, I use natural products right in my cupboard.”

Although most people love to drink coffee, she prefers to drink tea. “I have every flavour you can think of under the sun.”

In the year 2021, she got a role to act on the River Season 4; she is portraying a character as Zungazi. The drama series is aired on Mzansi Magic.

This year, 2023, she scored a big role on the TV drama soap Smoke and Mirrors, where she is portraying the character Nomeva as Sangoma. As of 2023, her net worth is 1-2 million rands.